Final Night For 'House Of Blues' On The Sunset Strip

There were long lines outside the House of Blues for what would be its last concert-- local favorite Steel Panther.The Sunset Strip hot spot played host to a Who's Who in music, but soon those memories will be all that is left.

"It's sad because it seems like the culture of rock and roll is disappearing and when I take this away what are they putting up?" said patron a Josh James. 

A Saudi Arabian developer that owns the land plans to break ground on a luxury hotel and condo by the end of this year, displacing  this beloved tenant of more than two decades.  HOB plans to reopen in another undisclosed location within a year. 

A treasure trove of Music memorabilia will be salvaged before the building is torn down--

"A lot of the art on the wall a lot of the artifacts is coming with us, " says HOB spokesperson Dave Fortin.

But many fear the loss of this club may forever change the music scene -- and the soul of Sunset Boulevard.

"They should keep this here this is the Sunset Strip. You come here for the Whiskey, the Roxy, and HOB.  It's a shame especially to put a hotel,"  said one patron.

Comedian Dean Delray said " It always ruins art.  That's the problem whenever money happens the art goes away then you have a bunch of hotels with nothing to do."

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